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Social worker

Employer
Warwickshire County Council
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£33,945.00- £39,186.00 per annum. Salary will be dependent on qualification and experience.
Closing date
15 Jul 2024
Reference
RA0006124

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Social work; Adults - Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

 

About the Team and the Role;

 

Nationally Warwickshire’s social care has a good reputation, and we are looking for the right people to join us. In Warwickshire we put our people first – our customers, carers and our staff. We value and develop our workforce to ensure staff can provide the best care and protection possible for the people of Warwickshire. The benefits of working for Warwickshire:
 
• Full induction 
• Regular supervision and training opportunities 
• Childcare voucher scheme 
• Excellent local government pension scheme 
• Mobile and flexible working

 

We are seeking a Social Worker to join our Physical Disability & Sensory Service Team (PDSS) within Warwickshire.

 

Our team operates county wide and has bases in Warwick, North Warwickshire and Bedworth and comprises of Social Care Practitioners and Social Workers.

 

Key Requirements;

You will be an enthusiastic and dedicated person, preferably experienced within Adult Social Care. You will be required to work with a variety of customers, including people with physical disabilities, sensory requirements, carers and their families and other professionals.

You will be required to undertake outcome based assessments, support planning and reviews. Office cover work will also be undertaken within the role. Focusing on strengths and utilising an asset based approach, you will enable customers to identify outcomes, meet their full potential and maximise their independence.

As a strong team player, you will be required to contribute to the development and promotion of the PDSS Team, using imaginative, creative and innovative ways of meeting the support needs of our customers. 

 

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

 

Social Worker- Level 2

 

Social Worker- Level 3

 

**If you wish to apply for this post, please ensure that your supporting statement is written directly to the headings of the Essential Criteria in the Person Specification with clear examples of how you meet each point**

 

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 

 

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels?valued, included, safe, supported,?and?welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!? 

 

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  

 

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit:

 

Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   

 

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  

 

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 

 

Additional Information 

 

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

 

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.  

 

For further information about the role please contact Team Leader: Stephanie Rowe, stephrowe@warwickshire.gov.uk or by calling 02476754369

 

Closing date: 15th July 2024

 

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

 

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See?more 

Company

As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 

WCC

We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel

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Telephone
01926 41 8125
Location
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4RL
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